The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) has two announcements to make. First, the three-year-old CFC Telefilm Features Comedy Lab is no more (aww). However, it will be replaced by the CFC Telefilm Feature Comedy Exchange (yay!), in collaboration with Just for Laughs.
The program exists to increase exposure and develop talent of Canada’s comedic filmmakers, aiming to provide business and promotional opportunities, while helping to showcase Canadian work on an international scale. The Comedy Exchange works closely with Telefilm to provide funding for its projects, as well as providing business and creative advice to the aspiring artists. Applicants must be Canadian and have prior experience in the field. The CFC Telefilm Feature Comedy Exchange will select three successful applications for 2012/2013. Applications are due on August 27, 2012.
If you match the criteria and this is something of interest, then head over to the CFC website for more application details! Hopefully this CFC North South Marketplace Initiative will continue Canada’s comedy tradition, and we can see the fruits of its labour very soon.
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Jordan Moffatt is a person living in Toronto. He is an improviser, actor, writer and graduate of the University of Ottawa. His favourite Indiana Jones film is Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He was the third string point guard of his high school basketball team.
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